GMC Canyon Regular Cab

GMC Canyon Regular Cab

About GMC Canyon Regular Cab

With the demise of the Ford Ranger, the 2012 GMC Canyon pickup truck (and its sister vehicle, the Chevrolet Colorado) are the sole domestic occupants of the compact-pickup market. And, while at first glance competing with the two biggest names in the Japanese auto industry (Toyota and Nissan) may seem a daunting task, the 2012 GMC Canyon actually has some attractive prospects. The GMC Canyon pickup truck's 4-cylinder engine has significantly more horsepower and torque than the 4-cylinder engines of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier, and unlike the Nissan Frontier, the Canyon offers a regular-cab model. You can also opt for a V8 engine, something neither the Tacoma nor Frontier provides. And, while it's true that the 2012 GMC Canyon pickup is not as wide as its competition, it can still do most jobs required of a compact pickup for a lot less money.

2012 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2012?
2012 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

For 2012, GMC adds improved Bluetooth connectivity to the Canyon's option list, while a sliding rear window becomes standard on the SLE-2 4WD Extended Cab model. All 4WD and Crew Cab models gain an automatic locking rear differential.

2011 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2011?
2011 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

For 2011, the Canyon gains available Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, redesigned front seat head restraints and OnStar 9.0 with six-months of Directions and Connections service.

2010 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2010?
2010 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

For 2010, head curtain airbags are now standard on all models, the optional 5.3-liter V8 gains variable valve timing and the ZQ8 Sport Suspension package is now available on two-wheel drive Extended Cab and Crew Cab SL1 models.

2009 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2009?
2009 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

A host of new equipment includes revised wheels, more standard equipment on SLT and Work Truck trims and an improved Z71 package. Enhanced safety features include standard StabiliTrak stability control and a new braking system. A 5.3-liter V8 can now be ordered on both Extended and Crew Cab models and the sport-oriented ZQ8 suspension package is revived for 2009.

2008 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2008?
2008 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

OnStar with the Directions and Connections plan is standard on all but the base SL trim level, and halogen fog lights are standard across the entire line.

2007 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2007?
2007 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

The Canyon gets two new engines: a 2.9-liter four-cylinder and a 3.7-liter five-cylinder. Also new is a standard tire pressure monitoring system.

Consumer Reviews

Economical Pickup

By on Monday, June 23, 2008

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"I bought this pickup when gas was less than $2 per gallon, now that gas has doubled am I glad to get over 23 MPG! I had a full size V8 before this pickup, and the Canyon out performs it. Great ride, looks good. I like it!"

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Good little truck

By on Monday, June 1, 2009

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

"I have had a basic verson, regular cab, no carpet manual trans, and I love it. It's dependable, gets great gas milage. I average about 26mpg with my 4 cylinder, It is a perfect size to haul a 4 wheeler. I only had a couple small problems with it when it was under waranty but the dealer fixed it fast and hasn't been an issue since. Then only regret is that it is not equiped with cruise control, on long trips it's hard to maintain speeds and stretch out"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Best Small Truck Ever

By on Monday, March 30, 2009

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

"This is a basic work truck. It works great, drives well, is good in snow, the two wheel drive is grippy in bad weather. Its cheap to maintain. Enough said."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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